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Today's Screenings

  • Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool

    Until Thu 23rd Nov

    Annette Bening and Jamie Bell give fantastic performances in this vivid account of the real-life romance between Oscar winner Gloria Grahame and a Liverpudlian actor. Read more

  • The Florida Project

    Until Thu 30th Nov

    Willem Dafoe gives a career best performance in director Sean Baker's poignant look at childhood set in a motel just outside Disney World. Read more

  • Justice League

    Until Thu 30th Nov

    DC superheroes including Batman and Wonder Woman unite to take on an intergalactic villain in Zack Snyder's bombastic blockbuster. Read more

  • Call Me By Your Name

    Until Thu 30th Nov

    Luca Guadagnino delivers a luscious, heartfelt adaptation of the André Aciman novel about the awakening desire between two men over the course of a gorgeous Italian summer. Read more

Next 7 Days

  • Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool

    Until Thu 23rd Nov

    Annette Bening and Jamie Bell give fantastic performances in this vivid account of the real-life romance between Oscar winner Gloria Grahame and a Liverpudlian actor. Read more

  • The Florida Project

    Until Thu 30th Nov

    Willem Dafoe gives a career best performance in director Sean Baker's poignant look at childhood set in a motel just outside Disney World. Read more

  • Justice League

    Until Thu 30th Nov

    DC superheroes including Batman and Wonder Woman unite to take on an intergalactic villain in Zack Snyder's bombastic blockbuster. Read more

  • Call Me By Your Name

    Until Thu 30th Nov

    Luca Guadagnino delivers a luscious, heartfelt adaptation of the André Aciman novel about the awakening desire between two men over the course of a gorgeous Italian summer. Read more

  • The Routledge Companion To World Cinema book launch

    Thu 23rd Nov

    Join B Film and Professor Sally Faulkner for the launch of The Routledge Companion To World Cinema, followed by a screening of Pedro Almodóvar's All About My Mother. Read more

  • Murder On The Orient Express

    Until Thu 30th Nov

    Kenneth Branagh dons a lavish moustache to become infamous detective Hercule Poirot in this star-studded take on Agatha Christie's classic novel. Read more

  • The Killing Of A Sacred Deer

    Sat 25th & Thu 30th Nov

    Director Yorgos Lanthimos subverts expectations again with this unsettling psychodrama starring Colin Farrell as a surgeon whose world begins to fall apart. Read more

  • NT Live: Follies

    Sun 26th Nov

    Imelda Staunton shines in Dominic Cooke's staging of the toe tapping Stephen Sondheim musical centred around the all singing, all dancing Folllies girls. Read more

All Films & Events

  • Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool

    Until Thu 23rd Nov

    Annette Bening and Jamie Bell give fantastic performances in this vivid account of the real-life romance between Oscar winner Gloria Grahame and a Liverpudlian actor. Read more

  • The Florida Project

    Until Thu 30th Nov

    Willem Dafoe gives a career best performance in director Sean Baker's poignant look at childhood set in a motel just outside Disney World. Read more

  • Justice League

    Until Thu 30th Nov

    DC superheroes including Batman and Wonder Woman unite to take on an intergalactic villain in Zack Snyder's bombastic blockbuster. Read more

  • Call Me By Your Name

    Until Thu 30th Nov

    Luca Guadagnino delivers a luscious, heartfelt adaptation of the André Aciman novel about the awakening desire between two men over the course of a gorgeous Italian summer. Read more

  • The Routledge Companion To World Cinema book launch

    Thu 23rd Nov

    Join B Film and Professor Sally Faulkner for the launch of The Routledge Companion To World Cinema, followed by a screening of Pedro Almodóvar's All About My Mother. Read more

  • Murder On The Orient Express

    Until Thu 30th Nov

    Kenneth Branagh dons a lavish moustache to become infamous detective Hercule Poirot in this star-studded take on Agatha Christie's classic novel. Read more

  • The Killing Of A Sacred Deer

    Sat 25th & Thu 30th Nov

    Director Yorgos Lanthimos subverts expectations again with this unsettling psychodrama starring Colin Farrell as a surgeon whose world begins to fall apart. Read more

  • NT Live: Follies

    Sun 26th Nov

    Imelda Staunton shines in Dominic Cooke's staging of the toe tapping Stephen Sondheim musical centred around the all singing, all dancing Folllies girls. Read more

  • Shock & Gore presents 78/52

    Tue 28th Nov

    78 setups. 52 cuts. One seminal sequence of cinema. Hitchcock's infamous Psycho shower scene is dissected and discussed by filmmakers and film lovers alike in this fascinating new documentary. Read more

  • Shock & Gore presents American Psycho

    Wed 29th Nov

    Christian Bale is a yuppie with an unstoppable bloodlust in Mary Harron's razor-sharp adaptation of Bret Easton Ellis's controversial novel. Read more

  • NT Live: Hamlet

    Thu 30th Nov

    Another chance to see Benedict Cumberbatch as the Dane in Lyndsey Turner's 2015 production of the great Shakespearean tragedy. Read more

  • Good Time

    Sun 3rd Dec

    Robert Pattinson stars in Josh & Benny Safdie's hypnotic, neon-drenched crime thriller about a man desperate to get his brother out of jail. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Moulin Rouge

    Sun 3rd Dec

    Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor sing, dance and scale the heights of passion in Baz Luhrmann's eye-popping 2001 spectacle. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Oldboy

    Wed 6th Dec

    Park Chan-wook's hyperviolent 2003 thriller sees a businessman seek revenge on the people who jailed him for 15 years with no explanation. Read more

  • A Disastrous Double Bill: The Disaster Artist + The Room

    Wed 6th & Sat 9th Dec

    A double bill of cinematic calamity featuring James Franco's The Disaster Artist, followed by the disasterpiece that inspired it - Tommy Wiseau's cult favourite The Room. Read more

  • Gremlins + Zach Galligan Q&A

    Thu 7th Dec

    Gremlins star Zach Galligan visits The Electric for a screening of Joe Dante's classic 80s creature feature - the perfect way to kick off Christmas! Read more

  • The Disaster Artist

    Fri 8th to Thu 14th Dec

    James Franco chronicles the making of a disasterpiece in this hilarious tribute to Tommy Wiseau and his cult bad movie The Room. Read more

  • Moonlight

    Fri 8th to Tue 12th Dec

    Another chance to see Barry Jenkins's Oscar winning drama about the turbulent life of an African-American gay man growing up in the US. Read more

  • Blade Runner 2049

    Fri 8th Dec

    Denis Villeneuve helms the long awaited Blade Runner sequel, featuring Officer K (Ryan Gosling) on the trail of former blade runner Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), who's been missing for 30 years. Read more

  • La La Land

    Fri 8th to Mon 11th Dec

    Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone dance and sing their way through this multi award winning musical from writer-director Damien Chazelle. Read more

  • Dunkirk

    Sat 9th & Sun 10th Dec

    Christopher Nolan's powerful account of the evacuation of British troops at Dunkirk is undoubtedly one of the year's finest films. Read more

  • It's A Wonderful Life

    Sat 9th Dec to Christmas Eve

    It wouldn't be Christmas without our annual screenings of the Frank Capra classic It's A Wonderful Life. Read more

  • Beauty & The Beast

    Sat 9th to Tue 12th Dec

    Bill Condon's sumptuous live action version of the Disney classic, with Emma Watson as the beauty and Dan Stevens as the beast. Read more

  • Baby Driver

    Sat 9th Dec

    Director Edgar Wright unleashes some visual pyrotechnics and jaw-dropping car stunts for this fast and furious heist movie. Read more

  • The Red Turtle

    Sun 10th to Wed 13th Dec

    A gorgeous, dialogue free animation from Studio Ghibli and Michael Dudok de Wit ranks as one of the year's most memorable features. Read more

  • Merlot On The Orient Express wine tasting

    Sun 10th Dec - SOLD OUT!

    Join wine expert Tony Elvin for a night of murder and Merlot as audience members enjoy a collection of wines from different European locations alongside a screening of Kenneth Branagh's new Agatha Christie adaptation. Read more

  • A Ghost Story

    Sun 10th & Mon 11th Dec

    Director David Lowery directs Rooney Mara and Casey Affleck in a beautiful exploration of legacy, loss and the human longing for connection. Read more

  • Get Out

    Mon 11th & Wed 13th Dec

    Jordan Peele dissects race relations in America with this unsettling horror about a black man who makes a terrifying discovery about his white girlfriend's parents. Read more

  • Loving Vincent

    Tue 12th & Thu 14th Dec

    65,000 oil painted frames make up this one of a kind feature about the life and controversial death of Vincent van Gogh. Read more

  • The Handmaiden: Director's Cut

    Tue 12th Dec

    Korean director Park Chan-wook's exhilarating period thriller inspired by Sarah Waters’ best-selling novel Fingersmith, featuring an additional 22 minutes of footage. Read more

  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Wed 13th Dec

    Catch a one-off screening of JJ Abrams' thrilling 2015 Star Wars adventure before our midnight screenings of The Last Jedi. Read more

  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Thu 14th to Thu 28th Dec

    Director Rian Johnson delivers the next chapter in the Star Wars saga, which delves into the disappearance of Luke Skywalker and his return from exile. Read more

  • It's A Wonderful Life at Birmingham Cathedral

    Fri 15th & Sat 16th Dec

    Join us at Birmingham Cathedral this Christmas for two exceptionally festive screenings of the classic Capra movie starring James Stewart. Read more

  • The Muppet Christmas Carol

    Fri 15th & Thu 17th Dec

    Join Kermit, Miss Piggy, Gonzo and plenty more for this Muppet reinvention of the Charles Dickens classic. Read more

  • Home Alone

    Fri 15th to Sat 23rd Dec

    Macaulay Culkin fights off two bungling burglars (Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern) in this classic slapstick festive comedy. Read more

  • Elf

    Elf

    Sat 16th to Sat 23rd Dec

    Will Ferrell's giant elf goes searching for his human father in Jon Favreau's seasonally silly comedy. Read more

  • Love Actually

    Sun 17th, Tue 26th & Wed 27th Dec

    An all star cast that includes Bill Nighy, Keira Knightley and Hugh Grant light up this Christmas romantic comedy from Richard Curtis. Read more

  • Die Hard

    Sun 17th & Fri 22nd Dec

    Bruce Willis's everyman cop is having a very bad Christmas in director John McTiernan's explosive action classic. Read more

  • White Christmas wine tasting

    Mon 18th Dec

    Expert sommelier Tony Elvin invites you along for a winter wine tasting accompanied by a screening of the classic Bing Crosby musical White Christmas. Read more

  • Conjurer's Kitchen presents The Nightmare Before Christmas

    Mon 18th & Wed 20th Dec

    Enjoy some deliciously creepy goodies during this special 'tastealong' screening of Tim Burton and Henry Selick's stop motion animated classic. Read more

  • Home Alone 2: Lost In New York

    Tue 19th Dec

    Kevin McAllister is on his own again, this time stranded in the Big Apple and facing off against Tim Curry's snobby hotelier. Read more

  • Ingmar Bergman's The Magic Flute

    Thu 21st Dec

    A rare big screen showing of Ingmar Bergman's masterful 1975 take on the Mozart opera The Magic Flute. Read more

  • Paddington 2

    Fri 22nd to Thu 28th Dec

    Everyone's favourite marmalade loving bear returns in another heartwarming adventure, with new faces Hugh Grant and Brendan Gleeson joining the cast. Read more

  • Den Of Geek presents The Muppet Christmas Carol Singalong

    Sat 23rd Dec - SOLD OUT!

    Get your singing voices ready, because Den Of Geek are back to celebrate Christmas with the Muppets in this joyful musical based on the classic Charles Dickens story. Read more

  • Gremlins

    Thu 28th Dec

    You know the rules. Why didn't you listen?! Critter chaos ensues in Joe Dante's festive creature feature. Read more

  • Film Food Club presents Miracle On 34th Street

    Wed 27th Dec

    Do you believe in Santa Claus? That's the question at the heart of this magical Christmas favourite, which will be followed by a delicious festive meal at Hotel Du Vin. Read more

  • Trash Film Night presents Jingle All The Way

    Thu 28th Dec

    What better way to celebrate the Christmas season than watching Arnold Schwarzenegger punch a reindeer in the face? Trash Film Night hosts Luke & David return with this 90s abomination. Read more

  • NT Live: Young Marx

    Sat 30th Dec

    Rory Kinnear is Marx and Oliver Chris is Engels, in this new comedy from the creative team behind hit comedy One Man, Two Guvnors. Read more

  • NT Live: Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

    Thu 22nd Feb

    Jack O'Connell and Sienna Miller star in this acclaimed production of Tennessee Williams' steamy American masterpiece. Read more

Cinematic Time Machine

Live Theatre Screenings

  • NT Live: Follies

    Sun 26th Nov

    Imelda Staunton shines in Dominic Cooke's staging of the toe tapping Stephen Sondheim musical centred around the all singing, all dancing Folllies girls. Read more

  • NT Live: Hamlet

    Thu 30th Nov

    Another chance to see Benedict Cumberbatch as the Dane in Lyndsey Turner's 2015 production of the great Shakespearean tragedy. Read more

  • NT Live: Young Marx

    Sat 30th Dec

    Rory Kinnear is Marx and Oliver Chris is Engels, in this new comedy from the creative team behind hit comedy One Man, Two Guvnors. Read more

  • NT Live: Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

    Thu 22nd Feb

    Jack O'Connell and Sienna Miller star in this acclaimed production of Tennessee Williams' steamy American masterpiece. Read more

Shock & Gore

  • Shock & Gore presents 78/52

    Tue 28th Nov

    78 setups. 52 cuts. One seminal sequence of cinema. Hitchcock's infamous Psycho shower scene is dissected and discussed by filmmakers and film lovers alike in this fascinating new documentary. Read more

  • Shock & Gore presents American Psycho

    Wed 29th Nov

    Christian Bale is a yuppie with an unstoppable bloodlust in Mary Harron's razor-sharp adaptation of Bret Easton Ellis's controversial novel. Read more

Coming Soon

  • Good Time

    Sun 3rd Dec

    Robert Pattinson stars in Josh & Benny Safdie's hypnotic, neon-drenched crime thriller about a man desperate to get his brother out of jail. Read more

Special Events & Screenings

Conjurer's Kitchen

Christmas 2017

  • Gremlins + Zach Galligan Q&A

    Thu 7th Dec

    Gremlins star Zach Galligan visits The Electric for a screening of Joe Dante's classic 80s creature feature - the perfect way to kick off Christmas! Read more

  • It's A Wonderful Life

    Sat 9th Dec to Christmas Eve

    It wouldn't be Christmas without our annual screenings of the Frank Capra classic It's A Wonderful Life. Read more

  • It's A Wonderful Life at Birmingham Cathedral

    Fri 15th & Sat 16th Dec

    Join us at Birmingham Cathedral this Christmas for two exceptionally festive screenings of the classic Capra movie starring James Stewart. Read more

  • The Muppet Christmas Carol

    Fri 15th & Thu 17th Dec

    Join Kermit, Miss Piggy, Gonzo and plenty more for this Muppet reinvention of the Charles Dickens classic. Read more

  • Home Alone

    Fri 15th to Sat 23rd Dec

    Macaulay Culkin fights off two bungling burglars (Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern) in this classic slapstick festive comedy. Read more

  • Elf

    Elf

    Sat 16th to Sat 23rd Dec

    Will Ferrell's giant elf goes searching for his human father in Jon Favreau's seasonally silly comedy. Read more

  • Love Actually

    Sun 17th, Tue 26th & Wed 27th Dec

    An all star cast that includes Bill Nighy, Keira Knightley and Hugh Grant light up this Christmas romantic comedy from Richard Curtis. Read more

  • Die Hard

    Sun 17th & Fri 22nd Dec

    Bruce Willis's everyman cop is having a very bad Christmas in director John McTiernan's explosive action classic. Read more

  • White Christmas wine tasting

    Mon 18th Dec

    Expert sommelier Tony Elvin invites you along for a winter wine tasting accompanied by a screening of the classic Bing Crosby musical White Christmas. Read more

  • Conjurer's Kitchen presents The Nightmare Before Christmas

    Mon 18th & Wed 20th Dec

    Enjoy some deliciously creepy goodies during this special 'tastealong' screening of Tim Burton and Henry Selick's stop motion animated classic. Read more

  • Home Alone 2: Lost In New York

    Tue 19th Dec

    Kevin McAllister is on his own again, this time stranded in the Big Apple and facing off against Tim Curry's snobby hotelier. Read more

  • Ingmar Bergman's The Magic Flute

    Thu 21st Dec

    A rare big screen showing of Ingmar Bergman's masterful 1975 take on the Mozart opera The Magic Flute. Read more

  • Paddington 2

    Fri 22nd to Thu 28th Dec

    Everyone's favourite marmalade loving bear returns in another heartwarming adventure, with new faces Hugh Grant and Brendan Gleeson joining the cast. Read more

  • Den Of Geek presents The Muppet Christmas Carol Singalong

    Sat 23rd Dec - SOLD OUT!

    Get your singing voices ready, because Den Of Geek are back to celebrate Christmas with the Muppets in this joyful musical based on the classic Charles Dickens story. Read more

  • Gremlins

    Thu 28th Dec

    You know the rules. Why didn't you listen?! Critter chaos ensues in Joe Dante's festive creature feature. Read more

  • Film Food Club presents Miracle On 34th Street

    Wed 27th Dec

    Do you believe in Santa Claus? That's the question at the heart of this magical Christmas favourite, which will be followed by a delicious festive meal at Hotel Du Vin. Read more

  • Trash Film Night presents Jingle All The Way

    Thu 28th Dec

    What better way to celebrate the Christmas season than watching Arnold Schwarzenegger punch a reindeer in the face? Trash Film Night hosts Luke & David return with this 90s abomination. Read more

Best Of 2017

  • Moonlight

    Fri 8th to Tue 12th Dec

    Another chance to see Barry Jenkins's Oscar winning drama about the turbulent life of an African-American gay man growing up in the US. Read more

  • Blade Runner 2049

    Fri 8th Dec

    Denis Villeneuve helms the long awaited Blade Runner sequel, featuring Officer K (Ryan Gosling) on the trail of former blade runner Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), who's been missing for 30 years. Read more

  • La La Land

    Fri 8th to Mon 11th Dec

    Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone dance and sing their way through this multi award winning musical from writer-director Damien Chazelle. Read more

  • Dunkirk

    Sat 9th & Sun 10th Dec

    Christopher Nolan's powerful account of the evacuation of British troops at Dunkirk is undoubtedly one of the year's finest films. Read more

  • Beauty & The Beast

    Sat 9th to Tue 12th Dec

    Bill Condon's sumptuous live action version of the Disney classic, with Emma Watson as the beauty and Dan Stevens as the beast. Read more

  • Baby Driver

    Sat 9th Dec

    Director Edgar Wright unleashes some visual pyrotechnics and jaw-dropping car stunts for this fast and furious heist movie. Read more

  • The Red Turtle

    Sun 10th to Wed 13th Dec

    A gorgeous, dialogue free animation from Studio Ghibli and Michael Dudok de Wit ranks as one of the year's most memorable features. Read more

  • A Ghost Story

    Sun 10th & Mon 11th Dec

    Director David Lowery directs Rooney Mara and Casey Affleck in a beautiful exploration of legacy, loss and the human longing for connection. Read more

  • Get Out

    Mon 11th & Wed 13th Dec

    Jordan Peele dissects race relations in America with this unsettling horror about a black man who makes a terrifying discovery about his white girlfriend's parents. Read more

  • Loving Vincent

    Tue 12th & Thu 14th Dec

    65,000 oil painted frames make up this one of a kind feature about the life and controversial death of Vincent van Gogh. Read more

  • The Handmaiden: Director's Cut

    Tue 12th Dec

    Korean director Park Chan-wook's exhilarating period thriller inspired by Sarah Waters’ best-selling novel Fingersmith, featuring an additional 22 minutes of footage. Read more